Kidney donor sought for Rosthern woman with CKD

Eunice Hein and her husband John Hein of Rosthern are hoping that a kidney donor can be found so that Eunice, who has Chronic Kidney Disease, can receive a transplant in the near future

Six years ago, during a routine blood test, Eunice Hein of Rosthern found out there was something not quite right with her kidneys.

It was a shock because she had no pain or other symptoms.

Further tests revealed that she has Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

Nicknamed ‘the silent killer’ because there are no signs or symptoms until its fifth and final stage, CKD has no cure. The only options for people with stage 5 CKD are dialysis or a transplant. Continue reading “Kidney donor sought for Rosthern woman with CKD”